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Journal of Applied Research and Technology

April 2016 Volume 14, Number 2

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Number of articles: 10

  1. Core saturation effects of geomagnetic induced currents in power transformers

    José Ramírez-Niño, Carlos Haro-Hernández, Joaquín Héctor Rodriguez-Rodriguez & Rito Mijarez

    Saturation of the magnetic core of transformers in a power system is an important effect that can be attributed to solar Geomagnetic Induced Currents (GICs). This saturation can conduce to voltage-... More

    pp. 87-92

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  2. Mathematical modeling and optimization in the design of a maturation pond

    Facundo Cortés Martínez, Alejandro Treviño Cansino & Agustín Sáenz López, Faculty of Engineering, Science and Architecture of the Juárez University of the State of Durango, Mexico; José Luis González Barrios, National Institute for Forestry, Agriculture and Livestock Research, National Center for Disciplinary Research Relationship Water-Soil-Plant-Atmosphere, Mexico; Francisco Javier de la Cruz Acosta, Faculty of Engineering, Science and Architecture of the Juárez University of the State of Durango, Mexico

    Many lagoon systems in Mexico, and generally in developing countries, do not meet the norm for water pouring into receptors bodies. It was applied mathematical modeling to optimize the design and... More

    pp. 93-100

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  3. A comparative simulation study on the performance of LDPC coded communication systems over Weibull fading channels

    Ibrahim Develi, Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Erciyes University, Turkey; Yasin Kabalci, Department of Electronics and Automation, Nigde Vocational College of Technical Sciences, Nigde University, Turkey

    The Weibull distribution is a useful statistical model that can be used to describe the multipath fading in nowadays wireless communication environments. In this paper, the bit error rate (BER)... More

    pp. 101-107

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  4. Analytical and Numerical funicular analysis by means of the Parametric Force Density Method

    C. Cercadillo-García & J.L. Fernández-Cabo

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    pp. 108-124

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  5. Parameter monitoring and control during petrol transportation using PLC based PID controller

    E.B. Priyanka, C. Maheswari & B. Meenakshipriya

    One of the major sources of petroleum products is obtained from the sea (offshore and onshore). Here the major problem faced by the worker is, maintaining the constant pressure and flow till the... More

    pp. 125-131

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  6. Hydrogen gas detector card

    Francisco Sánchez Niño & Francisco Javier De Anda Salazar

    A small card used for detecting hydrogen gas in a crystal growth system by the liquid phase epitaxy technique was designed and built. The small size of the card enables its portability to other... More

    pp. 132-134

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  7. The App SOC plus a tool to estimate and calculate organic carbon in the soil profile

    Francisco Bautista, Centro de Investigaciones en Geografía Ambiental, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Antigua carretera a Patzcuaro SN, Mexico; Eduardo García & Ángeles Gallegos, Skiu, Scientific Knowledge In Use, Mexico

    In the world, researchers are working very intensively in the development of soil organic carbon (SOC) inventories. Soil organic carbon is very important because it constitutes the largest... More

    pp. 135-139

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  8. Structural design of a mechanical arm for harvest of cactus pear type Alfajayucan

    H. Durán-García, Instituto de Investigación de Zonas Desérticas, Universidad Autónoma de San Luis Potosí, Mexico; O. Guarneros-García & C. Jiménez Delgado, Facultad de Ingeniería, Universidad Autónoma de San Luis Potosí, Mexico; E. Rossel-Kipping, Instituto de Investigación de Zonas Desérticas, Universidad Autónoma de San Luis Potosí, Mexico; J. Pulido-Delgado, Facultad de Ingeniería, Universidad Autónoma de San Luis Potosí, Mexico

    Cactus prickly pear (Tuna) harvest is a complicated operation that continues in a rudimentary way, in the majority of cases manual and with the help of tools such as knives and rods which sometimes... More

    pp. 140-147

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  9. Tensile properties analysis of AA1100 aluminium and SS400 steel using different JIS tensile standard specimen

    Rianti Dewi Sulamet-Ariobimo, Mechanical Engineering Department, Faculty of Industrial Technology, Universitas Trisakti, Indonesia; Johny Wahyuadi Soedarsono, Department of Metallurgy and Material Engineering, Engineering Faculty, Universitas Indonesia, Indonesia; Tono Sukarnoto, Mechanical Engineering Department, Faculty of Industrial Technology, Universitas Trisakti, Indonesia; Andi Rustandi, Department of Metallurgy and Material Engineering, Engineering Faculty, Universitas Indonesia, Indonesia; Yusep Mujalis & Dody Prayitno, Mechanical Engineering Department, Faculty of Industrial Technology, Universitas Trisakti, Indonesia

    Determination of tensile properties of metals or alloys is based on its type and shape which are found to be important aspects. Tensile specimen thickness, width, and rolling force direction... More

    pp. 148-153

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  10. Design of reconfigurable low-complexity digital hearing aid using Farrow structure based variable bandwidth filters

    Nisha Haridas & Elizabeth Elias

    A low complexity digital hearing aid is designed using a set of subband filters, for various audiograms. It is important for the device to be made of simple hardware, so that the device becomes... More

    pp. 154-165

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